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10 commitments to empower participation this Democracy Day

    10 commitments to empower participation this Democracy Day

September 15 is the yearly observance to celebrate International Democracy Day. This year’s theme is “Participation.” Given that genuine democracy relies on people’s full involvement, human rights protection, collective decision-making, respect [...]

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What the last midterms taught us on the road to 2020 elections

    What the last midterms taught us on the road to 2020 elections

The 2020 U.S. general elections are around the corner. Approximately four hundred more days to go. The Election Commissions across the country have already started voting preparations, which include assessing [...]

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Election technology, the answer to the largest democracy of the world

    Election technology, the answer to the largest democracy of the world

“An election, to be inclusive, must cover all categories of the population and ensure all measures are taken to enable every eligible voter to vote” SY Quraishi, Former Chief Election [...]

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Blockchain, (just another) tool to advance online voting

    Blockchain, (just another) tool to advance online voting

The idea of using the blockchain technology to improve security, transparency, and flexibility of online voting has already proven to be a groundbreaking concept. The implementation of this innovation entails that [...]

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10 focus points from the DRC’s elections

    10 focus points from the DRC’s elections

The Democratic Republic of Congo conducted its highly awaited general elections on December 30, 2018. The elections were expected to restore peace and stability as well as creating hope [...]

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How does the African Union propose to strengthen elections in 2019?

    How does the African Union propose to strengthen elections in 2019?

"Elections on the continent must be fair, based on the democratic principles of universal suffrage and political equality following international, continental and regional norms and standards." AUC Commissioner for Political [...]

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3 elections to watch in 2019 – Part II

    3 elections to watch in 2019 – Part II

Afghanistan Afghanistan’s presidential elections were scheduled for April 2019, but they are now being postponed for at least a few months to address technical problems evident in recent parliamentary elections. There is [...]

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Five issues to watch in the European Parliamentary Elections

    Five issues to watch in the European Parliamentary Elections

The EU elections of 2019 together with the finalization of Brexit are reasonably close. The amalgamation of the two events is set to interrupt the present-day patterns of policy-making in [...]

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